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Homodeus

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Product Type: Fiction
Vendor: Keny Stationery

Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Condition: New
Binding : PAPERBACK

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  • Author : Yuval Noah Harari
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Edition : 2017
  • Language : English
  • Genre : Fiction
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In the intellectual odyssey "Homo Deus" by Yuval Noah Harari, readers are propelled into a fascinating exploration of the future, following the trail blazed by the million-copy bestseller "Sapiens." Harari, a distinguished historian and intellectual, envisions a near future that grapples with unprecedented challenges, offering profound insights into the projects, dreams, and nightmares that will define the twenty-first century and beyond.

As the world navigates an era of increasing uncertainty, "Homo Deus" serves as a visionary guide, probing the very fabric of human aspirations. The book goes beyond the realms of conventional thought, contemplating audacious endeavors like the quest to conquer death and the creation of artificial life. Harari's narrative is hailed as 'spellbinding' by The Guardian, inviting readers to embark on a spellbinding journey through the uncharted territories of our collective destiny.

Fundamental questions echo throughout the pages, challenging readers to ponder the delicate balance between human capability and the potential for self-destruction. Against the backdrop of an evolving world, "Homo Deus" delves into the core of our existence, prompting reflections on the trajectory of humanity and the responsibilities we bear as stewards of our planet.

Endorsed by literary luminaries like Kazuo Ishiguro, who deems it "even more readable, even more important than his excellent 'Sapiens'," and lauded by Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman as a work that will shock, entertain, and revolutionize thought, "Homo Deus" stands as a testament to Harari's intellectual prowess. With its million-copy bestseller status, the book invites readers to engage with the profound questions that shape our future in an era defined by rapid change and the relentless pursuit of understanding the intricacies of our evolving humanity.

 

From the Back Cover

"Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow" by Yuval Noah Harari offers a compelling and visionary exploration of the future of humanity. Building on the foundation laid in his previous work, "Sapiens," Harari examines the potential paths that Homo sapiens may take in the 21st century.

In this thought-provoking journey, Harari delves into emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and data analytics, and their potential to redefine the very essence of what it means to be human. The narrative poses profound questions about the implications of these advancements on individual lives, societies, and the course of human history.

Harari's insights are delivered with his trademark clarity, blending history, philosophy, and futurism. "Homo Deus" challenges readers to contemplate the ethical, political, and existential dilemmas that may arise as humanity continues its quest for progress and self-improvement. This book serves as a compelling and provocative examination of the possibilities that lie ahead, encouraging readers to envision and shape the future of our species.

 

About the Author

Yuval Noah Harari:

Prof Yuval Noah Harari has a PhD in History from the University of Oxford and now lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specialising in World History. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind has become an international phenomenon attracting a legion of fans from Bill Gates and Barack Obama to Chris Evans and Jarvis Cocker, and is published in 65 languages worldwide. It was a Sunday Times Number One bestseller and was in the Top Ten for over nine months in paperback. His follow-up to SapiensHomo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow was also a Top Ten Bestseller and was described by the Guardian as 'even more readable, even more important, than his excellent Sapiens'. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, was a Number One Bestseller and was described by Bill Gates as 'fascinating' and 'crucial'. Harari worked closely with renowned comics illustrator Daniel Casanave and co-writer David Vandermeulen to create his latest book, an adaptation of his first bestseller, Sapiens Graphic Novel: Volume 1.